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Sep 29, 2010 8:00pm EDT
, in this fiscal 2011 budget request, the president proposed a number of initiatives for nasa in the coming years. many of which i and my colleagues support. however, after extensive hearings and oversight, we reluctantly came to the conclusion that both the current constellation program and president's proposed human space flight plan are unexecuteble under the current and projected budgets. for too long the mission hasn't matched the money at nasa. and i am unwilling to let that practice continue. as a result, an alternative approach was needed that would be executeble and affordable in both the house and the senate authorizing committees have spent the major part of this last year working on a nasa re-authorization bill. the bill before us today represents the results of the senate's efforts. the house science and technology committee marked up its version in late july and we have spent the last several months in discussions with the senate to come up with a compromise language that would incorporate the best of both bills. last week i released a bipartisan compromise language that refleblingt
Sep 3, 2010 1:00pm EDT
the credit for that action. on the end, sir. >> i am from nasa. i like disappear -- i would like to propose -- house south korea considered -- has south korea considered using the chinese economic investment in north korea as a tool for unification? so far, it seems like the united states involvement has led to the status quo of a divided peninsula. we have seen moves from south korea like this reunification tax where they're starting to address the issues, trying to help the failed states that north korea is. >> can you respond to that? >> when it comes to the chinese influence over north korea, the south koreans are afraid that china might take over north korea economically. then when there is a contingency in north korea, china will continue. the role of china in the korean peninsula became greater and greater. your suggestion about -- i understand your question is that chinese economic -- the chinese role in for the development of the north korean economy is good for -- in the further development of the north korean economy is good. i would like to see north korea become like vietnam or
Sep 8, 2010 6:30pm PDT
functioning. now, the hubble is a product of nasa. so you must have high regard for nasa? is that deminished in any way? >> all of us scientists are enormously grateful for the government of the united states and to nasa in particular. but we are very worried that this new focus on putting people back on the moon is robbing the current scientific enterprise of very much-needed resources. in the hopes we'll be able to do something in 10-20 years we have already done. namely put people on the moon. we really have major projects that we would like to do now that are being postponed in many cases indefiniteliy because of this new focus on the moon. >> what do you have in mind? >> one of the major projects is to lis for gravity waves either from colliding enormous black holes at the centers of galaxies or even from the big bang itself. that's a space project that we love to see go forward rapidly. there are a number of other projects that along with that one our group is beyond einstein. they are trying to take us beyond what we already know and see if there are any flaws in relativitiy and also
Sep 1, 2010 6:30pm PDT
ofrecen disculpas a los mineros y sus familias. mientras los expertos de la nasa comienzan a trabajar por el rescate. s. y también, se disculpa a fidel castro por l la percusión contr los homosexuales. >>>josé: el departamento de educación de mayor pidió a los e distritos escolares que no pregunten el estatus migratorio, a los estudiantes que se matrix lleno luego que advirtieron que ese requisito podría violar la ley federal. h se celebró el >>> hoy se celebró el funeral de la niña de 11 años de new york, que murió camino al hospital cuando un policía, detuvo a su madre, por una infracción de tránsito. isolda peguero con todas las reacciones. >>>isolda: dos caballos blancos ha larn el carro fúnebre que llevaban a la pequeña a su última morada mientras que el policía se negó a darle los primeros auxilios por un ataque de asma, finalmente fue identificado y suspendido 4 días después de la tragedia. >>> y que diga lo que pasó. que diga la verdad. porque la dejó morir. >>>isolda: el incidente ocurrió la semana pasada, por intento desesperado llevar a la niña asmáti
Sep 2, 2010 6:30am EDT
view. the eye of the storm. nasa released the stunning video of hurricane earl from space. you can see the monster category four storm barreling towards the eeked right now. we're keeping an eye on it from the ground. winds are reaching speeds up to 145 miles per hour. it's expected to lose some steam after tomorrow night. it's still predicted to bring heavy rain, high surf and gusty winds as it moves north. >> soon in the stand, and howfully staying safe with dry ground. we'll have complete coverage later today through ocean city. we have a weather station, show you what it looks like around 13th street. 75 degrees. little bit of morning mist, not such else going on. maryland's most powerful doppler radar. ocean city, currently dry, no rain within a few hundred miles of our sweep. 83 degrees. gorgeous day with highs clouds late in the day. winds off the water, currently light, will increase with waves about five to six feet and building throughout the day. let's see what's happening. here's kim brown. >> traffic is building, that's pretty much the most happening out there. it's runnin
Aug 31, 2010 6:30pm PDT
nuestra primera pausa comercial, buenas noticias para los mineros atrapados en chile expertos de la nasa están listos para ayudarles >>> las empleadas domésticas [ locutora ] sarah quiere ser ingeniera. pero ahora es una niña. y su mamá confía en flintstones gummies, un completo multivitamínico con colina que refuerza el sano funcionamiento del cerebro. porque cuando eres un niño flintstones, todo es possible. expertos de la nasa llegarán en los próximos días a chile, para ayudar en el rescate de los mineros nuestra enviada especial nos cuenta >>> el rescate de 33 mineros, ya es un operativo internacional >>> ellos mostraron tremenda fortaleza en sobrevivir tanto tiempo sin tener contacto con el exterior >>> un equipo de la nasa está hoy en chile, para ayudar a los mineros a estar sanos >>> queremos evitar algún tipo de desesperanza de parte de los mineros >>> las condiciones de aislamientos de los astronautas, son similares >>> tienen una basta experiencia, y mucha historia, para manejar estas situaciones >>> mientras en la mina, los rescatistas batallaban el frío, la llovi
Sep 1, 2010 5:00pm PDT
to talks. >> a team of experts from the u.s. space agency nasa has advised chilean officials to be honest with the 33 miners trapped deep in a mine about how long it is likely to take to get them out the ur-member team met chile's health minister and other officials in the country's capital santiago on tuesday. speaking to reporters after the meeting, the nasa experts expressed concern over the miners' weight loss. they say the priorities include increasing the miners' calorie intake, getting them on a regular sleep schedule, and at the request of the chilean government nasa dispersed a team to share knowledge gleaned from prolonged stays in confined areas by astronauts on space missions. chilean workers on monday ben drilling a shaft to rescue the trapped miners and reportedly managed to excavate eight meters. about 1% of the target depth in a little less than 24 hours. >>> japanese prime minister naota kan has been in the top job for less than three months. a powerful member of his ruling democratic party wants take over. former dpj secretary, ozawa, is running against kan in the party'
Sep 6, 2010 4:30am EDT
in the gulf oil spill. the blowout preventer was raised saturday night. this morning it's headed to a nasa facility for analysis. mike >> reporter: federal agents took control of a key piece of equipment at the scene of the largest offshore oil spill in the nation's history. the blowout preventer could provide answers to what went wrong on the deepwater horizon. on april 20th a methane gas bubble that escaped from the underwater well exploded on the rig. the blowout preventer did not prevent the blowout by sealing the pipe as it was supposed to. as a result, more than 200 million gallons of oil spewed into the gulf. it's still unclear why equipment on the rig failed. 11 workers died in the explosion. >> i think these guys, they deserve this. we need to find out not only for them and their memories but for the industry, because i know they would want it no other way. >> reporter: it took 29 1/2 hours to raise the device from the ocean floor one mile beneath the surface. fbi agents are escorting it to a nasa facility in louisiana where investigators will examine it. a bp spokesperson says th
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Sep 7, 2010 3:00pm EDT
. we have been hearing reports about nasa's plan to help the trapped miners in chile and now we hear from the space agency on what they are doing for the 33 miners underground. plus above the ground skyscraper man is, well, in for trouble on this stunt. >>shepard: and now more than a month since the mine collapsed in chile and trapped 33 men. the miners are getting supplies and bread with lamb and turkey and wine and chicken dinners as workers drill a shaft that is to serve as their escape. but there 10 long way to go. they are trapped half a mile underground and nasa gave an update today on their mission to help with the rescue. and now the news from our south florida newsroom. what did nasa have to say? >> the chile government asked for help from nasa a while ago, and a small team spent several days on the ground there in chile including a nasa doctor, evening nears, and psychologists giving advice on keeping the miners, 33, half a mile underground, how to keep them healthy, physically and mentally. a recommendation is to get more light down there to establish a cycle of day and ni
Sep 3, 2010 6:30pm EDT
funded. with regard to president obama's 2010 plan, i have yet to find a person in nasa, the defense department, the air force, the national academies, industry or academia that had any knowledge of the plan prior to its announcement. rumors abound that neither the nasa administrator nor the president's adviser on science and technology were knowledgeable about the plan. lack of radio -- lack of review normally means that there will be unwelcome consequences. for this plan that is worrisome. america has invested substantially for more than half a century to acquire a position of leadership in space. for any organization, a public utility, airline, university or nfl team to maintain a leadership position requires a steadfast determination and a continuing investment in the future. that investment must be made wisely. i believe that so far our national investment in space and our sharing of that knowledge with the rest of the world has been made wisely and has served as well. america is respected for the contributions it has made in learning to sail on this new ocean. if our leadership
Sep 3, 2010 11:00pm PDT
. and later nasa has four pieces of advice to help the trappeded chilean minerses stay healthy. all of that is coming up for you. but later on "nightline." >> i'm cynthia mcfaden. one swimmer dies and one goes missing in the rough waters off the coast of new jersey. we will have the latest on hurricane earl. plus, as the holiday weekend gets underway, we are visiting one of the [ female announcer ] it's the jcpenney labor day mattress sale! all gold premium mattresses 50-60% off after $200 instant rebate. plus, get an additional $100 off beautyrest gold mattresses and $200 off beautyrest world class gold mattresses from simmons... featuring super pocketed coil springs to prevent motion disturbance and conform to your shape. after all, it's not just sleep, it's beautyrest. the jcpenney labor day mattress sale. new look. new day. who knew! jcpenney. >> closed captioning brought to >> closed captioning brought to >>> a san francisco woman is learning the law is not on her side when it comes to bringing home her lost dog. she says little girl, the dog's name, was stolen seven years ago,
Sep 1, 2010 11:00pm EDT
becoming dangerous project tiles. >>> coming up next we all know nasa's specialty is space, but tonight its doctors are heading to chile to help with those miners trapped underground. how they plan to assist the rescue mission. >>> plus an all out brawl erupts during the nationals game. both benches and both bullpens get involved. we'll show you how a all played out -- how it all played out coming up. % in 2008 i quit venture capital % to follow my passion for food. i saw a gap in the market for a fresh culinary brand and launched we create and broadcast content and then distribute it across tv, the web and via mobile. i even use the web to get paid. with acceptpay from american express open, we now invoice advertisers and receive payments digitally. and i get paid on average three weeks faster. booming is never looking for a check in the mail. because it's already in my email. >>> president obama kicked off the first direct talks between israel prime minister benjamin netanyahu and palestinian leader mahmoud abbas today. this is
Sep 8, 2010 6:00pm PDT
pocket. >> thank you. >> sure. >> coming up next, nasa rewrites the history of life on mars. >>> a discovery almost made 35 years ago. man: we need a sofa. something i can stretch out on! woman: ooh... that will go with those lamps my mother gave us. or we could get some new lamps. or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! how about a nice home for our tv? how about doors to hide that drive-in theater? how about a cowhide rug? yee-haw! and the snacks? get their own place. let the marathon begin! the guys who drive a heavy duty truck, have some heavy duty demands. like enough horsepower and torque to get out of just about any situation. a payload that beats the other guys flat out. a frame sturdy enough to bear up a max towing capacity that's over 10 tons. and a braking system tough enough to bring it all to a stop. heavy duty demands? gentlemen, your truck is ready. as governor, he cut waste got rid of the mansion and the limo budgets were balanced. $4 billion in tax cuts. world class schools and universities. clean energy promoted. 1.9 million new jobs created.
Sep 8, 2010 9:00pm PDT
trying to determine what may have provoked the lion in las vegas. >>> well, coming up next, nasa rewrites the history of life on mars. a new discovery they almost made 35 years ago. stay with us. the guys who drive a hvy duty truck, have some heavy duty demands. like enough horsepower and torque to get out of just about any situation. a yload that beats the other guys flat out. a frame sturdy enough o bear up a max towing capacity that's over0 tons. and a braking system tough enough to bring it all to a sto avy duty demands? gentlemen, your uck is ready. but what were the results? fact: brown promised to improve schools. but the drop out te increased 50%, and the state had to ake over the schools. fact: the city controller found employeesaid for 22,000 hours... they never worked. fact: brown promised to cut crime. ut murders doubled, makinoakland the 4th most dangerous city in ameri. jerry brown. he just can't deliver the rests california needs now >>> the viking missions to mars cost nasa almost a billion dollars in 1976 and nasa always believed it got what it paid for, the first landing
Sep 7, 2010 11:00pm PDT
: ahora nos toca a nosotros.--- la nasa dijo que dos asteroides pasaran ... mas o menos a la misma distancia que nos separa de la luna, maÑana miercoles.---- o sea, a 240 mil millas de la tierra.---- pero no se preocupe: los objetos no impactaran a nuestro planeta (dice la nasa)...---tampoco se veran a simple vista, pero si tiene un telescopio amateur, tal vez los capta. ---joe jackson no se arrepiente de haber golpeado al rey del pop michael jackson--- ---lo oculto por mucho tiempo, pero ahora el padre de michaeal jackson admite y justifica los golpes que le dio al fallecido- ----- dice que gracias a su disciplina, niguno resulto pandillero--- ----estas declaraciones ha dejado atonitos a los sicologos, quienes relacionan este abuso con los problemas que tuvo michael jackson como adulto--- ---sin embargo, joe jackson se considera un buen padre--- este es su segmento "tu voz en la comunidad"...---hoy se discute el tema: el secuestro en mexico y la cadena perpetua. ---asi llegamos al final de nuestro programa. gracias por su sintonia, nos veremos maÑana a las seis en noticiero tel
Sep 8, 2010 12:30am PDT
of mexico. there is a concern of the effect of the floods on the economy. >> experts from nasa have been talking about the advice given to the chilean authorities to help the 33 miners trapped underground. meanwhile, the miners were able to watch a football game after rescue workers managed for a many television screen to be sent down. we have this report from santiago -- a mini tv. >> as they watched above, those below watched, too. not all of the miners are chilean. one is from bolivia. today, his wife and father-in- law of net the bolivian president. -- and father-in-law met the bolivian president. >> chile is doing all they can to rescue them. i congratulate the chilean government. >> across the border, engineers are still digging two escape chefs for the trapped men. >> we are moving forward with this plan. they have completed 130 meters in total. the c-130 drill started again last night after yesterday's difficulties were sorted out. >> in the next few days, the rescue team will start work on the third escape shaft, but they know there is still a long way to go. and today, a team o
Sep 14, 2010 4:30am EDT
that leveled a california neighborhood. >>> and eye of the storm. nasa provides an incredible bird's-eye view of hurricane nasa provides an incredible bird's-eye view of hurricane igor. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with the battle over taxes. senate republicans vowed to block president obama's plan to cut middle class taxes yesterday unless bush era reductions for the wealthy are also preserved. this economic debate has been heating up for months now. and on this final primary day before november's midterm electrics, it could reach a boiling point. tracy potts joins us live now from council. good morning, tracy. big day. >> it's going to be a big week and a big season headed into these elections as congress figures out whether or not to extend these bush tax cuts that are expiring at the end of the year. coming out of the weekend, republican leader john boehner who had been very critical of the president's plan signaled that he might support it in order to get something done before these tax cuts expires. but all hope
Sep 2, 2010 11:35pm EDT
in the air with exclusive access to a nasa flight through the air of this storm. here's john berman. >> reporter: it is a nervous, wet and windy night in north carolina. the eye of hurricane earl continuing its dangerous flirtation with the coast. but the gusting gales going all the way. pounding the shore. this is the beginning of earl's impact on the east coast. with 26 million people near its potential path, watching nervously. our camera flew into the eye of the storm today, as it began to break apart. >> that's the eye wall. >> this is the eye wall right there? >> reporter: abc's matt gutman was given an exclusive look at this nasa flight. earl is now a some what diminished category 2 storm, but still a powerful storm. >> what we're looking at right now is, all the way down to the sea surface, which is the blue you're seeing, and several levels of clouds stacking vertically and bending outward of an eye wall from that. this is one of the most well documented storms that we've ever had and in fact we actually have seen the storm strengthen and begin to weaken. >> reporter: with
Sep 2, 2010 5:30pm EDT
: hurricane earl's eye packs the strongest winds of a hurricane almost 400 miles across. nasa scientists aims right for it. before it exits the east coast it is the perfect laboratory torrey to figure out how and why they get stronger. that's the eye of hurricane earl, still a very powerful storm, but all the signs on board this plane today won't necessarily help east coasters deal with this storm as it rolls up, but it will help all of us in future years. >> hopefully this particular project will find out how a storm drastically intensifies, what happens to it to change intense tease, and what indicators are going to show us when it is going to intensify or weaken. >> these flights are long, 8 hours on our trip with four passes through the eye wall. models suggested the storm would weaken as we passed through it but it did the opposite. that shows how much this science is needed. >> it shows how much we can learn about the eye too, there's just a lot going on there. >> reporter: now here is a view of the storm that we normally don't get to see. the bird's eye view. nasa released this stunnin
Sep 2, 2010 7:00am EDT
. also live in ocean city, maryland, where we'll see activity tomorrow. we'll check out new images nasa has been taken from inside the storm. that is coming up. >>> and also coming up, a new report on executive pay. it names which ceo's are making more and more money while cutting the pay of their employees. stay with us. fox 5 morning news will be right back.  >>> hurricane earl actually picked up a little strength overnight. the now category four storm once again has sustained 145 m watches and warnings up from canada down to north carolina. >> fox's craig bosswell joins us live from nags head this morning where most tourists have been evacuated. craig, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, allison and steve. picking up a little breeze this morning. getting breezier as the morning goes along. we're expecting tropical storm force winds. the roughest part of the storm between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. while hurricane earl is expected to stay mostly off of the coast, it is one of the strongest hurricanes to threat ep the east coast in years. so pe
Sep 15, 2010 7:00am EDT
e cheese recalling more than a million toys. details coming up after 8:00. >>> and then nasa is testing out the new rover in arizona where they say the topography is just like in space. we are live there when fox 5 morning news returns. 4 minutes now before -- before 8:00. we'll be right back.  >>> thank you, district of columbia. [ cheering and applause ] >> vincent gray celebrating a big win, defeating incumbent fenty. we'll have your primary wrap-up ahead this hour. >>> and then crash-strapped virginia is pushing for a shorter workweek for employees. we'll show you how it could save the state big money. >>> and some time and money- saving advice. find out how often you really have to get your car's oil changed. good morning, i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. and we're happy to bring you that news you can use. some say 3,000 and some say 5,000. >> very interesting news. >> and also the four-day workweek. that's good too. >> i like that. >>> all of that ahead, but meanwhile you'll like this too. the weather forecast. not a bad one. a fine start to th
Sep 7, 2010 4:00pm EDT
american troops in great danger. >>> nasa plans to help the 33 men trapped underglound the chilean mind. >>> will she or won't she? mikael salahi responds to whether she is doing a ♪ i thought it was over here... ♪ [car horn honks] our outback always gets us there... ... sometimes it just takes us a little longer to get back. ♪ out for drinks, eats. i have very well fitting dentures. i like to eat a lot of fruits. love them all. the seal i get with the super poligrip free keeps the seeds from getting up underneath. even well fitting dentures let in food particles. just a few dabs of super poligrip free is clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. a lot of things going on in my life and the last thing i want to be thinking about is my dentures. [ charlie ] try super poligrip free. >>> general david petraeus says a church's plan to burn the koran on 9/11 is going to put american lives in danger. he says the event will be used by extremists to inflame public opinion and incite violence. a florida pastor vows not to back
Sep 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
on top. >>> nasa is being called in to help the chilean miners who may be facing life underground for several months. it is not nasa's technology but the psychology that officials are hoping will help out. we'll take a break and be right back. it's not back-to-school, it's forward to what's next with an hp netbook, samsung reality, or lg cosmos for under $20 after rebate. >>> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is condemning the killing of power people in the west bank. the palestinian prime minister says the tax was aimed at undermining peace talk getting under way at the white house. >>> a team from nasa is now in chile helping the miners deal with isolation and confinement. the miners have been trapped for almost a month now. the nasa doctors already arrived in santiago and they should be at the mine later this morning. >>> we are getting a look at the last of the list of the best federal employers. this is according to the employees themselves. the "washington post" reports that the nuclear regulatory commission topped the list. the government accountability office ranke
Sep 8, 2010 5:00am EDT
be there several more months. the miners are getting survival tips from nasa. >>> the former flight attendant who made the famous exit down the emergency chute now looking for a way to avoid jail. the details of his day in court oming up. stay with us.  >> ...berber carpet. it was a whole bowl of stew. nooo. why? i could have saved this one. i could have saved this one. ♪ call 1-800-steemer  >>> there was a bomb threat on board a thai airways flight from bangkok. plain landed safely in los angeles last night after a note was found scrawled on a mirror inside one of the rest rooms on board that plane. officials say there were about 200 passengers and crew on board. they were all being interviewed by investigators. bomb technicians did not find explosives. >>> the former jetblue flight attendant whose famous exit from the plane made him a hero among workers everywhere will under grow a mental evaluation. he is charged felling from his meltdown last month after arguing with a passenger. he could get community service instead of jail time. >>> firefighters gain something
Sep 4, 2010 6:15pm EDT
am from nasa. -- national and space intelligence center. i would like to propose -- has south korea considered using the chinese economic investment in north korea as a tool for unification? have they taken that perspective. -- perspective? so far, it seems like the united states involvement has led to the status quo of a divided peninsula. we have seen moves from south korea like this reunification tax where they're starting to address the issues, trying to help the failed states that -- state that north korea is. >> can you respond to that? >> when it comes to the chinese influence over north korea, the south koreans are afraid that china might take over north korea economically. then when there is a contingency in north korea, china will continue. -- intervene militarily. the role of china in the korean peninsula became greater and greater. your suggestion about -- i understand your question is that chinese economic -- the chinese role in for the development of the north korean economy is good for -- in the further development of the north korean economy is good. i totally agree
Sep 1, 2010 7:00pm PDT
community, a minority group originating in india. >>> a team of experts from the u.s. space agency nasa has advised chilean officials to be honest with the 33 miners trapped deep in a mine about how long it's likely to take to get them out. the four-member team met chile's health minister and other officials in the country's capital of santiago on tuesday. speaking to reporters after the meeting, the nasa experts expressed concern over the miners' weight loss. they said priorities include increasing the miners' caloric intake, getting them on a regular sleep schedule and ensuring that they remain optimistic. at the request of the chilean government nasa dispatched the team to share knowledge gleaned from prolonged stays in confined areas by astronauts on space missions. chilean workers on monday began drilling a shaft to rescue the trapped miners and reportedly managed to excavate eight meters, about 1% of the target depth, in a little less than 24 hours. >>> at the end of world war ii, the now defunct japanese imperial army abandoned a large number of chemical weapons in china. a plant to
Sep 9, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. why people from california to nasa and abc were cursing out their computers today. homeland security analyzing the avalanche of spam. >>> taxpayer alert. another financially hit california city revealing that local officials were hiring limos in paris. >>> and, an apple ever? how many vegetables do you think your fellow americans eat on an average week? >>> good evening from los angeles, and the news has been breaking a mile a minute today. on the story that has so many people confounded and taking sides. the florida pastor, terry jones, faced the cameras today to say he will not burn the koran in o6 two days on the 9/11 anniversary. but he also said that he had worked out a deal that the mosque planned near ground zero would be moved. but the imam of the mosque told abc news he knows nothing of such a deal, and now the pastor has reappeared before the microphones again. we're going to tell you the whole story of this afternoon. and our christiane amanpour was with the imam of the mosque, exclusively. she'll be reporting in. jon karl is in washington. and matt gutman is in gainesvill
Sep 10, 2010 11:00pm EDT
? >> friends tell me. >> okay. >>> still ahead tonight, nasa announces plans to launch a rocket from virginia next week. >>> we've got highlights of two really good football games. one high school, another one college. navigating today's real estate market is complicated. you've seen the signs. that's why having the right real estate agent is more important than ever. at, you can find experts in short sales or bank-owned properties or commercial real estate, agents who can help speed up the process, no matter how intricate. and that's good news, whether you're trying to sell or hoping to buy. because the only sign you really want to see is "sold." nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit today. >>> so the cowboys are not at full strength, huh? at least on the line? >> no, and i don't think any redskins fans are feeling that bad about it. >> no. >> cowboys without two of their starting offensive linemen sunday night. redskins three-point underdogs now, but playing the cowboys without a couple starters on the o-line certainly levels the playing field a bit. dallas qu
Sep 19, 2010 10:30am PDT
, nasa astronaut about what it's like to look at the earth without borders. ♪ >>> we begin today with the dreaded d word, diabetes. there's a -- starting in one hour in san jose, to talk about this disease, and do some health screening and what not. with us today, is jesse dela cruz, with the american diabetes association and lisa chan is a nutritionist, volunteer with the american diabetes association and soon to teach growiyoga, i' learning. welcome to the show. let's talk about in depth about diabetes itself, because you see the numbers, you work with the folks. how impressive lent prevalent is it? >> diabetes is quite frightening, as you know. we're looking about overall in this country, nearly 24 million people with diabetes in the united states. as we sit here today. every 20 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes. so think about that. if we were to sit here right now and count to 20, by the time we reached 20, someone in this country will be told by a physician they have diabetes. so every 20 seconds. if you look at that, you're looking about 1.6 million people per yea
Sep 7, 2010 12:00pm EDT
,000 to get it and eventually it will make its way to a nasa laboratory for tests. nbc chief environmental correspondent, anne thompson, is in new orleans now. anne, when are they looking for here? >> reporter: what they're trying to figure out, contessa, is why the b.o.p. did not work the way it should. in the b.o.p. is something called a blind shear ram. and that's a giant pincher that should seal off the well if there's an explosion. it can be activated by two different buttons on the rig, or if those fail, there should be a battery-operated dead man trigger. none of that worked and 11 people died and it created a summer of agony for the people in the gulf with the oil spilling into the ocean. now, what are investigators going to look at? they'll take a look at the control panel on the b.o.p. because when the remote-operated vehicles went down right after the fire, they noticed that the control panel had been altered. question -- who altered the control panel? who approved the alterations? because the crews trying to activate the b.o.p. didn't realize it had been altered. another issue.
Sep 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
interesting, the person asking is a muslim. we'll discuss it this hour. >>> and against nasa's warnings of a possible explosion, mining officials in chile will send down cigettes to 33 men trapped 2,000 feet underg ad in the space of a large hotel room. new tails on the life inside that dangerous and dark mine. he llo, everyone, i'm donas lem. it was on, then it was off. now, it's supposededly on againk we're talking about iran, it says it will release one of three hikers for a price, though. her lawyers say she could go free as early as today but iran wants half a milli on dollars in bail first. iranian officials have flip-flopped on the decision for the past few days. susan h candiotti has been followingev develops developmen. what's going on now? >> reporter: it has been a seesaw all on a along. could sara showered be released in the coming days? it's hard to say. iran's officials say they're asking for a half million dollars in bail to free sara. the iranian lawyer hired by the american i'mers' families tells cnn everything's in place except for the money. he was allowed to visit wi
Sep 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
from the scene. >>> out of this world. help. nasa now reaching out to the miners in chile. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, why is roman meal bread nutritious? two slices provide at least sixteen grams of whole grains and an excellent source of calcium. roman meal bread: great taste and nutrition since nineteen-twelve. >>> it's about 5:33. 93 degrees and cloudy. here's what people are talking about tonight. the host agents -- hostages are safe. good news from the standoff in silver spring. derek valcourt has the latest. >> reporter: it is an end to this tense, four-hour long standoff. inside of the discovery communications building here in the center of silver springs. about an area that they have cordoned off for some four hours now. and the man at the center of it all, 42-year-old james lee. he is an environmental activist. and we were told he is unhappy with the discovery channel's environmental programming. right around 1:00. he walked into the lobby of that building, with? 1900 people work. he was armed with a gun. had explosives strapped to his body. he took three hostages, and then
Sep 2, 2010 5:00am EDT
at the rest of the top stories including nasa's efforts to help rescue the trapped miners in chile that have been stuck underground. >>> we are checking the roads. clean and green and smooth sailing. the top stories are next. stay with us with. >>> a nasa team is helping to rescue trapped hypers in chile. they have been trapped 2300 feet underground for nearly a month. nasa has been called in to provide advice on how to keep them physically and mentally fit in their confined space. it is hoped the men will be rescued by christmas. >>> thousand of people waded through flood streets after downpours. the rain started two days ago forcing two major rivers to overswell and it is expected to rain the rest of the week to make things worse. >>> there is no significant risk that more oil will leak in to the sea on friday. that's when engineers plan to remove the cap that contained the gusher. officials say vessels will remain on stand by just in case to collect any leaking oil. >>> the time is 85:42. >>> still co, why mental exercises may help your brain now and speed up the time appreciate the easy
Sep 2, 2010 4:00pm PDT
of hurricane girl. you are looking at pictures of hurricane earl-- >> this is from nasa and it is expected to hit the outer banks of north carolina tonight. and areas of new england tomorrow. kill devill hills >> preparations just hours before this is prepared. >> this is for debris, to never know! the storm will pick it up and move to route. >> what ever is going to happen, going to happen to. not much you can do which is boarded up. >> thursday morning, there were told to evacuate before the storm's arrival. >> robert is cutting his family vacation short. he is concerned about what is going to happen overnight with the national hurricane expecting to pound the area before going north. >> you hear these noises and you know what they are either houses, trees, falling. we are going to get away from this and keep him safe. >> despite the and evacuation orders longtime residents are not budging. this family has pets that are too concerned about leaving behind. >> i would want to have them some place for the could be safe. i would have to be here to be safe to make sure they were get hit, or d
Sep 26, 2010 2:00pm PDT
cut. >> some of them are going to be plumbers or a nasa scientist. we want to encourage them. >> we have academies. so we're putting -- [inaudible] -- we're encouraging everybody to go to college. but some kids are in more technical jobs. >> and that's fine. >> and let that be their choice and not the system. because we need to get them in school. and if they're not in school, they won't be successful at all. >> there's so many things involved with that. i mean, it's all interwoven. [inaudible] president chiu: good afternoon. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting for this tuesday, september 21, 2010. madam clerk, would you please read the roll? clerk calvillo: [reading roll] mr. president, there is a quorum. president chiu: thank you. colleagues, it could we excuse supervisor votavalos? without objection, he is excused. ladies and gentlemen, would you join me in the pledge of allegiance? ladies and gentlemen, before we proceed to the rest of our business, it gives me great honor to officially introduce and welcome one visitor from one of our sister cities, in the
Sep 6, 2010 5:30am EDT
was hoisted and is now headed to way nasa facility for analysis. >> knowing we have this off surfers and the investigation moving forward, everybody will understand what has taken place. >> the well site leader says finding answers help to honor the 11 men who died. >> they deserve this, and we need to find out for the industry. they would want its no love the way. >> a hope for a tragedy that is shared by many along the gulf coast. >> residence in nova scotia are cleaning up from hurricane earl. it operated treats and knocked down power lines leading more than 200,000 households in the dark. fallen branches were cleared from streets. the hurricane center had a tropical storm warning for newfoundland. on saturday, it was a different story. many vacationers headed down to the ocean for the labor day weekend and they were greeted by big waves. extra lifeguards were put on duty. some were up to the challenge for taking on the rough surf. ips oute are a lot of rep there. >> how tiring is deait/ ? >> very. >> some 200,000 vacationers were expected to hit the beach. >> there was a new rule
Sep 6, 2010 12:00pm EDT
the weekend. there it's being escorted to a nasa center in louisiana and they'll an partly cloudy skies the equipment and hoping to discover why it failed sending 200 million-gallons of crude oil spewing into the gulf. >>> a popular section on craigslist has been taken down. the adult services section has a banner over it saying senned. and officials at the site aren't commenting. it's not clear if the ban is permanent. >>> an australian boy has a tale to tell after a bizarre attack at a zoom he was invited to be a part at a show and charlie d'agata has the story from london. >> reporter: it was just another day at the office for the lexington feline. what a catch! >> reporter: the happy flipper flipped out. he shook fins and he captured his photo -- >> i was bitten -- >> reporter: the sea lion malled the 11-year-old's stomach and back and there were screams from the crowd and one woman fainted and jack kept cool. i couldn't feel it. it wasn't a big deal. my sister was crying. >> reporter: jack thinks he knows the reason. >> the sale sneeze -- seal sneezed on me with fish guts and i thi
Sep 5, 2010 12:05am EDT
. it is considered a key piece of evidence in the probe into the spill. the device had to nasa for examination. here in d.c., a big protest in front of the white house regarding offshore drilling. dozens gathered to speak out on what they call limited offshore drilling. the moratorium was issued after oil rig explosion. coming up, major changes on craislist. open for the weekend. why more than a dozen virginia with -- virginia locations are open to the holiday. you could pay more >> you are watching abc 7 news at 11, on your side. >>> a massive cleanup is underway in new zealand after a powerful earthquake struck yesterday. the 7.1 quake hit near the southern city of christchurch. they are searching buildings to make sure no one is trapped. so far, no one has been found dead in the wreckage. rebuilding is expected to top $1 billion. >>> it is not the welcome tony blair expected at a book signing in ireland today. protesters gathered outside a dublin bookstore where the former prime minister came to sign his new memoir. some in the crowd threw shoes and eggs at blair while others scuffled with police
Sep 7, 2010 4:30am EDT
-pound device is expected to be analyzed at a nasa facility in louisiana. relief well drilling was supposed to resume this week, but has been delayed. >>> in colorado in wildfire destroyed dozens of palms overnight and forced the evacuation of at least 1000 others. -- destroyed dozens of homes. the roads in the building are closed because of heavy smoke. >>> there is a terrifying scene that played out live on television in san francisco last night. the man known to police as spider dan began climbing the millennium tharoor in san francisco. the 54-year-old has climbed some of the nation's tallest buildings only using suction cups. when he reached the top, he was arrested. the man city climbed it to prove the u.s. is vulnerable to terror attacks. >> always give them a special visit at the end. count me out. >>> 68 degrees outside. >> coming up a little later on this tuesday, going to fedex field for highlights of last night's kickoff. then going outside to check out the best tailgating. first, another check on traffic and weather every ten minutes. you are watching "good morning
Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
-- wants that job and it opens the door for him to run for mayor of chicago. nasa is designing a woys system -- a hoist system to lift up the minors that are trapped in south america. >> the first phase of a major expansion at the iceland to come apart. there are new administrative offices, a library and technology center. the school is also expanding its students and for the first time offering a senior class. it is known as an innovative works of the program that offsets tuition costs for low- income students. >> coming up, a recent verbal sparring between d.c. mayoral candidates as resulted in a physical scar among some of their supporters. -- a physical sparring among some of their supporters. >> we will give you a close-up look at the rain and clouds from hermine, plus, talk about our incredible weather. >> more attacks have been reporting college park, maryland. tonight, one of the victims is speaking out. but there's a lot of concern tonight here in college park, maryland. -- >> there is a lot of concern tonight here in college park, maryland. five violent robberies in the last
Sep 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
pictures from the nasa satellite. and this is from the other satellite. this is the eye. it is 25 miles across. with these super hurricanes you can almost see some swirls inside that are almost like many tornadoes. -- mini tornadoes. some of those winds could be up to 200 miles per hour. the good news is, no threat whatsoever to the eastern united states. an increasing threat to spot in the bermuda area. we will keep a careful eye on that. in the meantime, with high pressure in on us, it will be a delightful, clear night. a delightful day again tomorrow. a lot of sunshine and on the breezy side with northwesterly winds bringing it dreier, cooler air. and a light front may bring has a few light showers, but still on a dry pattern for us. that half inch of rain that we had saturday in 2008 was really needed. -- into sunday was what we really needed. >> coming up, honors for student-athletes that you do not normally get to see. >> and the president was part of it. >> tonight on nightline, some humble words for america's first living recipient of the honor since the vietnam war. it is a co
Sep 14, 2010 11:00pm EDT
terrace satellite. this is -- the nasa terrace satellite. all this is nice. even though it is in the tropics and it is a hurricane, the cause gets so high that day or composing ice crystals. the wind is 150 miles per hour. there is igor. there is an julia. and there is powell. -- there is carl. all these are staying safely out to see over the weekend. igor will be decreasing, but may be a threat to bermuda. and there is a chance that carl will head into the yucatan. down and plots -- down and spots like dallas-fort worth where the dewpoint is in the 70's. delightful. tomorrow morning, and temperatures will be around 60 degrees in town. sunrise is almost 11:00 a.m., is it not? it will be a comfortable 80 degrees. then a little weather front will come our way. there is a risk of a few scattered showers. we could use the showers. maybe now, the early-to-midday part of friday, that will set the stage for the weekend. >> i thought you were going to quizzes again. i get really nervous.3q this is unlike any car you've ever seen before. this is power with efficiency. this is an
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